The annual Nuclear Deterrence Summit

The annual Nuclear Deterrence Summit

gathers U.S. and international leaders, experts, and industry executives in the field of nuclear deterrence to discuss management of the nuclear complex, the security of the stockpile, arms control negotiations, and strategic policy.

Benefits of Attending

Congressional initiatives and more!

Gather information through conference sessions, such as deterrence outlook, modernization strategy, updates from the National Nuclear Security Agency labs, Congressional initiatives and more!


Network with colleagues and government officials. 40% are senior management executives (VP-level and higher) and 42% are government or military executives.

Join leaders

Join leaders for the most timely discussions on the United States’ role in arms control and nonproliferation, potential changes to U.S. nuclear posture, and the dynamic nature of this country’s relationship with international allies and adversaries.

Nuclear Deterrence Summit is a powerful relationship-building opportunity – giving you access to executives representing some of the world’s most influential organizations and government agencies working in the nuclear deterrence and nonproliferation arenas. It’s the premier event for nuclear deterrence decision-makers to network; get high-level strategic updates from high-profile and expert speakers who are moving the industry forward, and connect with one another to create business for 2019 and beyond.


Heller Rages Over NNSA Plan to Store Defense Plutonium in Nevada

Sen. Dean Heller (R-Nev.) this week demanded the Department of Energy conduct additional environmental reviews before sending any defense plutonium to the Nevada National Security Site from the Savannah River Site in Aiken, S.C. In December 2017, a federal judge ordered DOE to move not less than 1 metric ton of defense plutonium out of […]


Lawmakers Rail Against DNFSB Downsizing, Defanging

Members of Congress this week voiced their displeasure about a planned downsizing of the Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board, and with a Department of Energy order that some, including the board itself, fear will lock the federal agency out of much of the U.S. nuclear weapons complex. “In light of the many concerns with the […]


Columbia Sub In Good Shape, But May Require More Oversight, CNO Says

By Rich Abott Defense Daily The Columbia-class ballistic missile submarine is currently in good shape but the program has little room for error and may require tighter oversight, the Chief of Naval Operations said on Wednesday. “I say [the program is] on track and that’s true, but it is right on track. And so we need […]


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